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Mattar paneer is a north Indian vegetarian  dish consisting of peas and  cheese in a tomatogravy, spiced with garam masala. It is often served with rice and an Indian type of bread.
Preparation time:10 minutes
Cooking time:30 minutes

1-2 green chilli
1 tspofgrated ginger
1 tspofred chilli powder
2 tspofcoriander powder
1/2 tspofturmeric powder 1tsp-cumin seed
1.5 cupsofchopped, ripe tomatoes
1/2 cupofcashew nuts, soaked in water for 30 mins
1 heaping tspofcanned tomato paste
3/4 cupoffresh or frozen shelled green peas
1.5 cupsofcubed paneer
1 pinchofkasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
1 tspofgaram masala
1 tbspofcream
1/4 cupofchopped coriander leaves (cilantro), for garnish
2 tbspofoil


Heat oil in a pan ,put the cumin seed, hing and turmericpowder then add coriander powder..


Eggs are widely used in many types of dishes, both sweet and savory, including many baked goods. Some of the most common preparation methods include scrambled, fried, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, and omelettes .kids like omelette very much……..

Ingredients- 2 eggs, (beaten),1 onion chopped,1/2tsp chopped ginger,1-2 freshly chopped green chilli, few coriander leaves,1 firm tomatoes chopped,1 small potato chopped,20mg-20mg-boi corn,boiled peas, Cheddar cheese20mg, fresh cream 1tbs,2tsp-oil,(veg oil)….. salt and black pepper. Ø Add the chopped ingrediens and salt ,pepper Ø Add all things except oil. Beat the egg properly. Mix well and lastly add fresh cream. Ø Heat the oil in non stick pan, Ø Pour the beaten egg mix er andreduce the heat. Ø Cover and cook until the bottom layer is brown/turn the omelette and sprinkle with cheese.
Ø Place under the hot grill and cook until the egg sets and the cheese has melted.
Ø Garnish the coriander and serve with salad for a light lunch. Or breakfast.

Hydrabadi Chicken Biryani

Hydrabadi Chicken Biryani  This dish,hydrabadi chiken biryani,is mainly prepared for important 

  occasions, and  it is truly  fit for royality. Every cook in India   has a subtle 

   variation which is kept a closely guarded secret…………….. Ingredients: ·400 gms whole chicken ·2 cups basmati rice ·4 onions sliced ·2 cups fresh yogurt ·2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste ·5-6 green chillies chopped ·1 tsp red chilli powder ·1/2 tsp turmeric powder ·2 tsp coriander powder ·1 tsp green cardamom powder ·1/2 tsp garam masala powder ·1/2 fresh lemon juice

Paneer Kadahi

Paneer kadahi Recipe Servings : 4 Recipe Cook Time : 30 Minutes .................................................................. Cottage cheese (paneer) pieces cooked in thick gravy retaining the aroma of varied spices

Ingredients 2 cups cubed (500 gm)paneer (cottage cheese) 2 onion medium sizes 1 capsicum,1 onion and 1 tometo  in square peices

3-4 green chillies-slit a little

1 tsp ginger paste  2 ripe tometoes

1/4 cup oil (clarified butter)

2 tsp cumin seeds

2 bay leaves

1/2 tsp turmeric

1 Tbsp salt

1/2 tsp garam masala

1/2 tsp powdered red pepper

1 Tbsp powdered coriander 1/2tsp-cumin powder 1tsb kasuri methi 1tbs-fresh cream       1Tbsp chopped coriander leaves - for garnish Method Heat the oil and add the cumin seeds and the bay leaves.

When the seeds begin to splutter, add the onion ,then add ginger and garlic paste. Saute till a light brown.

Add the tometo puree, turmeric, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder,, red pepper and the garam masala powder, and stir-fry till the fat separates. Add